Red Hat Channel Sales Account Manager - Mid Market in Raleigh, North Carolina
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
Support a set of key Red Hat small and medium-sized business (SMB) sales teams and manage the development and implementation of Red Hat's programs with partners in the Northeastern US. The Red Hat Channel Sales team is looking for a Mid Market SMB Channel Sales Account Manager with experience selling high-tech offerings and services to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will recommend, promote, and demote partners, and orchestrate Red Hat's associates in the region to enable sales and technical partners. You'll forecast the region's SMB channel bookings each quarter and serve as the subject matter expert for all things Red Hat or channel-related. As a Mid Market SMB Channel Sales Account Manager, you'll need to have excellent communication skills and a record of success in technology channel sales, and marketing to help us grow Red Hat's business with these key partners. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business. This position is open to internal candidates only. Outside candidates, including referrals, are not being accepted at this time.
Primary job responsibilities
Work closely with existing and potential reseller partners to develop strategic account plans to grow the adoption of Red Hat's solutions through these resellers
Manage internal Red Hat's associates (primarily solutions architects, consultants, and inside sales representatives) to support sales and account expansion efforts with key partners in the field
Provide sales support to partner sales organizations through training, customer visits, technical and administrative information about our offerings, demonstrations, and customer price quotes
Create strategic and tactical plans for new business development while leading the extended Sales team in using these plans to maximize revenue and growth
Call on prospective customers, providing technical and administrative information for our offerings, demonstrations, and price quotes
Develop sustainable revenue across technologies
Accurately forecast and close sales that align with company goals
Understand customer business and technology needs and communicate them to executives
2+ years of sales experience with a demonstrated record of success, preferably in the software or IT industry
Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, marketing, or another technical discipline
Knowledge of UNIX and Linux operating systems; passion for open source technology
Solid understanding of the complete sales cycle management from prospecting to closing
Ability to work as part of a fast-paced team while also on your own without direct supervision, showing initiative
Excellent communication skills
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Job ID 62542
Category Alliance or Partner Sales